The American Psychiatric Association Eliminated Homosexuality As A Metal Disorder

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A famous quote from Alfred Kinsey who was the one who started more depth research of sexuality and made others aware during the 1940’s and 1950’s that being a homosexual was not weird but natural. He once said, “Males do not represent two discrete populations, heterosexual and homosexual. The world is not to be divided into sheeps and goats. Not all things are black nor all things white”. Cleary, Kinsey is trying to state that there are all different species in the world but, everything shall not be judged in an offensive way but in a positive way and people cannot just judge on based on what they see. Sadly, knowing that people thought they were weird because of their sexuality was not enough, it was known through the most life until…show more content…
He had to go against the world on his own and he avoided any social interaction because he did not want others to make fun of him or think he was weird. Not only, was he alone but he was without any support of any kind. A few years past and he started to feel the need to come out and tell everyone the truth about who he really was. The struggle was when he reached the age of sixteen and decided it was time to come out and tell his family that his is gay. In fact, he was very nervous because he knew his family loved him but just could not predict on how they would react. However, his family was very supportive of his choice and wanted to learn more. Then, resulted in him being hopeful that his friends would understand. Fortunately, for him both his friends and family loved him the same exact way and were very supportive in his life choices. But, he still had to deal with some ignorance and bullying by some guys who were sexist and did not care about others feelings. In addition, he believes that he is truly lucky to be living in liberal Rhode Island because he feels welcomed and not concerned in impressing no one. A hardship he found is when trying to gain more guy friends it started out slow because it was awkward and some guys were afraid he would act different or flirt with them, but this ended quickly because they started to understand he was just one of the guys that would help set them out with girls and be a great
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